Regular height and weight checks from early age critical in child obesity fight Manchester...

Children monitored regularly for height and weight from an early age are less likely to be overweight according to research by University of Manchester...

Sedentary lifestyle linked to 70,000 deaths per year in the UK

Spending large amounts of time sitting or lounging around during the day is linked to around 70,000 deaths per year in the UK. Resesrch from...

Government inquest finds delivery for drug “quicker than a pizza”

Public Health England has today released it’s summary of findings into the recent increase in crack cocaine use across the country, citing a staggering...

Smell of skin could lead to early diagnosis for Parkinson’s

Scientists at The University of Manchester have found small molecules contained in a substance secreted by the skin, known as sebum, that are responsible...

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University pioneer new methods to understand heart and circulatory disease

A new grant, awarded by NC3Rs and British Heart Foundation (BHF) to scientists at Manchester Metropolitan will develop a new way of studying the...

A Manchester TB discovery could save tens of thousands of lives

Around 1 in 15 people affected by tuberculosis are likely get the treatable fungal infection aspergillosis according to new research by experts at The...

Study- IVF birthweights at St Mary’s have increased over 25 years

A new study led by University of Manchester scientists has revealed that babies born by In Vitro Fertilisation at St Mary’s Hospital...

A significant proportion of the population is at risk of suffering poverty, ill-health and...

A landmark report on the state of ageing in Britain shows that a significant proportion of the population is at risk...

UK’s first medical cannabis clinic opens in Cheadle

A new private clinic in Cheadle has become the UK’s first specialist medicinal cannabis centre. The pioneering new Medical...

Mayor calls for sustained Government funding for cycling and walking across Greater Manchester

National government need to provide a sustained funding stream for cycling and walking, Greater Manchester’s Mayor, Andy Burnham, and Cycling and Walking...